DEPARTMENT PROFILE

The Political Science Department was established as an independent department in the year 2006. It started with six units from the academic year 2005-2006 and its result pattern so far has been cent percent.

The Department has two permanent faculties – Dr. Ketan Govekar (Associate Professor & Reader) and Dr. Karuna Singh (Assistant Professor). Both the lecturers are involved in teaching / counselling at the post-graduate and under-graduate levels under the IGNOU.

The department intends to establish collaboration with State / National or International institutions and plans to set up a Post-Graduate Diploma in Public Administration.

COURSES RUN BY THE DEPARTMENT

BA Semester I : PS 1: Introduction to Political Theory
Foundation Course (FC) 1: Current Affairs – India Today
BA Semester II : PS 02: Politics & Political Ideologies
Foundation Course (FC) 2: Current Affairs – World Today
BA Semester III : PS 3: Indian Constitution
Allied Course (AC) 1: Gender Studies Human Rights
BA Semester IV : PS 4: Constitutional and Social Issues in India
Allied Course (AC) 2: Women’s Issues in India
BA Semester V : (GENERAL DEGREE) – 3 UNITS
PS 5: Public Administration
PS 6: International Relations
PS 7: Western Political Thinkers (Plato to John Locke)
BA Semester VI : (GENERAL DEGREE) – 3 UNITS
PS 8: Indian Administration
PS 9: International Institutions
PS 10: Western Political Thinkers (Rousseau to Marx)
OR
BA Semester V : (GENERAL DEGREE) -6 UNITS
PS 11: Indian Political Thinkers
PS 12: Government and Politics of Goa – Pre Statehood
PS 13: Comparative Government
BA Semester VI : (GENERAL DEGREE) -6 UNITS
PS 14: Indian Political Thinkers
PS 15: Government and Politics of Goa – Post Statehood
PS 16: Comparative Government